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Born in Daylesford, Victoria and a Farmer by trade, Allan Stanley Bond was 25 years and single when enlisted on 19 July 1915 in the 24th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 2345. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS 'Osterley' on the 29th of September 1915. On the 17th of August 1917 admitted gunshot wound shell shoulder, Rouen. Private 24th of December 1916, Lance Corporal 25th of December 1916 to the 18th of March 1917, Corporal temporary 4th of August 1917, Sergeant 5th of August 1917. Admitted to French Hospital, France on the 25th of August 1918, injured accidently, cut radical artery. On the 12th of August 1916 Evacuated wounded, France; 25th of November 1916 admitted sick to hospital trench feet, France. And was listed as returned to Australia on the 29th of May 1919 per 'Rio Negro' ex England. Disembarked at Melbourne on the26th of July 1919 and discharged 3rd Military District with the Termination of Period of Enlistment on the 13th of September 1919. (Place of burial Nhill Cemetery, Victoria.)